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    Korea needs a Thai fix

    News, Editorial, Published on 20/05/2019

    » South Korea is a popular destination for Thai tourists, the same way that Thailand is for South Koreans. Unfortunately, the tourism relationship between the countries has been damaged by the continuing influx of Thai visitors who end up being overstayers and illegal workers in South Korea.


    Gimmicks won't win over tourists

    News, Editorial, Published on 27/01/2019

    » State authorities over past weeks have made big efforts to attract more Chinese tourists to come to Thailand.


    Woo tourists with safety

    News, Editorial, Published on 04/10/2018

    » While many Chinese travellers will be making overseas trips this week during China's long "Golden Week" holiday, fewer will be coming to Thailand.


    Support the marine plan

    News, Editorial, Published on 26/03/2018

    » The government should immediately get behind, approve and regulate a plan unveiled last week to protect marine parks and life. The plan, produced by an environmental strategy group, requires an enforced ceiling on visitors to the country's 22 marine national parks. Not only is this project a chance to protect and preserve coral, beaches, fish and islands, but it's a prime opportunity across several departments and ministries to promote new technology and help move along the Thailand 4.0 effort.


    Chilling news from Riyadh

    News, Editorial, Published on 19/03/2018

    » One thing leads to another, as is being proven in a most unpleasant and frightening manner in Asia today. In East Asia, the development of nuclear weapons by North Korea is creating much concern. If efforts fail to convince Pyongyang to take steps back, Japan and other nations are already considering their options. In the Middle East, things are even more tense. The new man in charge in Saudi Arabia promised last week that if Iran develops nuclear weapons, Riyadh will follow "as soon as possible".


    Southern comfort

    News, Editorial, Published on 06/03/2018

    » A visit to several restive provinces in the deep South by a delegation from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was more successful than anyone expected.


    Time to set election date

    Editorial, Published on 12/02/2018

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in almost his every public utterance to the media these days, is at great pains to deny he wants to extend his power.


    Avoidable bus tragedies

    News, Editorial, Published on 16/11/2017

    » The sight of a wrecked double-decker bus that overturned on Highway 12 in Phetchabun's Lom Sak district over the weekend was horrifying.


    Leave politics to the pros

    News, Editorial, Published on 08/11/2017

    » The military regime has started to come out and say what many have been suspecting for years -- that there could be a chance of them setting up or possibly propping up a political party or parties.


    Propose a deal with Beijing

    News, Editorial, Published on 22/03/2017

    » Thailand is currently welcoming Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, on his first official visit. Mr Duterte flew to Bangkok last year to pay his respects after the death of King Bhumibol. In Asean terms, his "meet and greet", post-election tour is later than usual, but then the president has some perplexing problems back home. One of them is how to deal with China.

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